Parent Consultations

Parent consultations will take place on Thursday 17th March between 1:30 and 7pm. This means that for KS1 and KS2 (Y1-Y6) the school will close at 1:30pm and all children will need collecting at this time. Science and Parent come to school week The week beginning 21st March will be our Science Week. A letter with more details was sent out today. This will also be our Parent come to school week and all parents are invited to join the science lessons. A detailed timetable will go out on

 

English Week

During the week of the 29th February - 4th March we will be celebrating English Week, including World Book Day on March 3rd. We will be holding lots of exciting events during the week, the timetable went out this week. Our theme for the week is Roald Dahl stories.

On World Book Day we would like all the children to dress up as Oompa Loompas!

To round off our Literacy week, all the children from year 1 to 6 will be going to Phoenix Cinema in East Finchley for a screening of ‘Charlie and the

 

English Week

During the week of the 29th February - 4th March we will be celebrating English Week, including World Book Day on March 3rd. We will be holding lots of exciting events during the week, a timetable will be with you after half term. Our theme for the week is Roald Dahl stories.

On World Book Day we would like all the children to dress up as Oompa Loompas! If you or anyone you know are budding authors or would like to come into school to do some work with the children we would love to hear from you

 

Netball Our

Netball team played a league fixture this week, at Akiva School. Our opponents are the reigning Barnet champions so it was always going to be tough to match them. Our team did very well, learning as the game progressed and slowing the flow of goals conceded. It ended 11-0 to Akiva, but we learnt a lot and are looking forward to our remaining four league matches after half term, well done team!

 

Museum of London

Sweet Peas went to the Museum of London for a workshop ‘Around the World with

 

Girls Football

The girls football team met in a match with Church Hill School yesterday. Here is the summary of the game: “We were very nervous as it was our first game but we managed to score a goal within five minutes. Katie rocketed the ball into the back of the net. Our super goal keeper and amazing defense stopped many goals and tackled well. The awesome midfield and striker blasted many shots at goal. Despite Church Hill winning 3-1 we enjoyed the game and had fun.”

 

Parent Meetings

This term’s

 

Scholastic Book Fair

The Book Fair will take place next week from 25th – 29th January at 3:20pm in the main hall every day. Please come along to buy books and help raise money for more books for the school.

 

Parent Meetings

This term’s meetings for parents and carers will commence with the Sweet Pea meeting next Thursday 28th January. They will cover a range of areas such as curriculum and assessment, and it will also be an opportunity for you to ask questions. The meetings will continue with

Lavender

 

Library Service Sessions

Coppetts Wood Children’s Centre have organised for the Library Service to come and run library sessions for toddlers at our school. The sessions will take place every Tuesday between 11:45 – 12:15 in the New Room.

 

PE kits

Please make sure every child has their full PE kit on PE days. PE kit includes a white t-shirt, navy shorts, sports shoes (plimsolls or trainers) and a dark coloured tracksuit during the winter months.

 

School Dinners

From now on you will be able to pre-book

 

New Year’s Resolution – Times Tables

For 2016 let’s all learn our timetables! Please help the children memorise their times tables starting with 2 and going all the way up to 12. Learning number facts like this helps with all aspects of Mathematics and is very satisfying when you can do instant recall.

 

Breakfast Club changes

As you are aware there have been some changes to Breakfast Club. We have introduced a flat fee of £2 for every child with advance booking. The booking/cancellation needs to be made 24

 

We are at the end of a long and very exciting Autumn Term. Back in September Ofsted visited and since then we have all been continuing to work at improving our school. Thanks to everyone for supporting us with attendance, good news is that we are on target there. There has been lots of really brilliant learning going on and we are getting better and better in all areas. Thank you for all your support this term.

I would like to wish you all a very happy and peaceful break with very best wishes for a successful

 

Football

On Monday 7th December at Hollickwood football team went to Monkfrith School. After an incredibly close match it went to a penalty shootout with the score at 2 all. After an amazing save by Jawad our team won 3-2! Not ones to rest on their laurels the team took on Frith Manor on Tuesday. After a thrilling game Hollickwood finished a victorious 10-4! A great week for our team.

 

Netball

Hollickwood Netball team were in action for the first time this week. We played St Theresa's School away. Our